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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001824
Description
Paper stamp from the Republic of Italy with a reproduction of Leonardo da Vinci's "The Virgin of the Rocks"; woman is the Madonna, child painting is John the Baptist and other child is Christ; adhesive still on back.
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Accession Number
996001824
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Art -- ephemera
Description
Paper stamp from the Republic of Italy with a reproduction of Leonardo da Vinci's "The Virgin of the Rocks"; woman is the Madonna, child painting is John the Baptist and other child is Christ; adhesive still on back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Republic of Italy
Site Made (Country)
Republic of Italy
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Dated
Material
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
"REPVBBLICA ITALIANA // POSTE // 60 // LIRE // LEONARDO DA VINCI 1452-1952"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.1 cm. x Width: 2.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
1989 Webster's Dictionary
Research Facts
Born in 1452, died 1519; studied anatomy among many other things
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1-May-69
circa May 1, 1969
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001846
Description
Paper first day of issue stamp affixed to an envelope sent by Elliott-Marion; stamp is "July Fourth" by Grandma Moses; enclosed are two letters; flap open; watermarked, linen paper.
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Accession Number
996001846
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Art -- ephemera
Description
Paper first day of issue stamp affixed to an envelope sent by Elliott-Marion; stamp is "July Fourth" by Grandma Moses; enclosed are two letters; flap open; watermarked, linen paper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
U.S.A. (stamp)
Site Made (City)
Washington
Site Made (State)
District of Columbia
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1-May-69
circa May 1, 1969
Date Remarks
First day issued
Material
paper: green; blue; red; yellow; brown
Inscriptions
"Grandma Moses // 6c U.S. Postage // e/m // 4940 Fisher // St. Laurent, Montreal 9, // Canada // WASHINGTON, D.C. // MAY 1, // 1969 // FIRST DAY OF ISSUE // L.M. Martin, D.D.S. ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.9 cm. x Width: 10.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; edges and corners a little soft and bent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See 996.001.847, .848 (letters inside)
Research Facts
See 996.001.847, .848 -- actual letters
Images
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Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001847
Description
Paper letter (with watermark) which describes the stamp and gives the life history of Grandma Moses.
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Accession Number
996001847
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Correspondence, ephemera
Art -- ephemera
Description
Paper letter (with watermark) which describes the stamp and gives the life history of Grandma Moses.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Elliott-Marion Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Around May 1, first day issued
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"6-CENT GRANDMA MOSES // "AMERICAN FOLKLORE" // COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMP // This 6-cent stamp, the fourth in the "American Folklore" series, will be first placed on // sale at ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 28.0 cm. x Width: 21.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; a number of creases
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See 996.001.846 (envelope containing this letter) and 996.001.848 (an accompanying letter)
Research Facts
Read this letter and 996.001.848
Images
Less detail